Lucky escape as ‘killer tyre’ pays a visit

On a roll: The tyre doesn’t hesitate to knock as it enters the pharmacy

Life imitates art? In 2010, reported the Cannes Film Festival screening of Rubber, a French dark comedy horror about Robert, a tyre that acquires a taste for killing. Fast forward seven years, and we’ve come across fresh footage – but this time the tyre terror is for real.

The New York Post has uploaded a surveillance camera video showing what may be the three luckiest men in Turkey. The trio were sitting in a pharmacy when a stray tyre, allegedly freed from its vehicle during an accident, bounces into the premises at speed. The publication exclaims that the tyre “nearly decapitates” one of the men after it “torpedoes through a door.”     sg


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